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Germany, France Raise Alarm Over Travel in View of Contagious ‘Delta’

Germany and France are calling for a coordinated EU travel guidance to contain the spread of the Covid-19 ‘Delta’ variant across Europe.

EU Likely to Allow Restriction-free Travel for the Vaccinated this Summer

Vaccinated travelers may soon be able to travel restriction-free across the EU after member states agreed to ease restrictions.

Tourism Recovery, Restoring Trust Top G20 Agenda

Enabling safe mobility and aiding tourism industry recovery were among the issues discussed during a recent G20 meeting of tourism ministers.

EU and WHO Aiming for Universal Recognition of Health Certificates

The EU and the WHO are working to achieve the universal recognition of digital green certificates that will facilitate travel in the post-Covid-19 era.

EU Lawmakers Propose Testing Protocol to Get Travel Started

EU lawmakers are requesting that a new strategy on sustainable tourism include an EU Health Safety protocol for testing before departure.

ECTAA Calls on Airlines to Refund Travel Companies

The European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association (ECTAA) is urging airlines to fulfil their refund obligations.

Eurocontrol: Covid-19 to Keep Air Traffic Slow to June 2021

Eurocontrol expects air traffic to be down by 55 to 70 percent through to June, impacted by Covid-19 measures.

Europe Adopts Update on Covid-19 Travel Restrictions for Non-EU Citizens

The European Council has adopted a Commission proposal for updated recommendations on measures affecting non-essential travel into the EU from third countries.

EU Leaders Reiterate Pledge to Work Together on Covid-19 Actions

EU leaders have agreed that lifting Covid-19 restrictions should be gradual and also explored ways to develop a unified approach for the use of rapid antigen tests.

Commission Sees 9% Slowdown in 2020 for Greece Due to Covid-19

The European Commission revised down its initial growth forecast for Greece to 9% percent in 2020, due to the impact of the pandemic on tourism and exports.

EU Downgrades 2021 Growth Forecast Due to Covid-19 Resurgence

The European Commission has downgraded its 2021 growth forecast as one by one member states enter second lockdowns due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

EU Leaders Step Up Fight Against Covid-19 with More Testing and Tracing

Keeping borders open and increasing rapid Covid-19 testing and tracing are at the top of the agenda of EU leaders.

EU Announces More Measures Against Covid-19 Resurgence

Τhe European Commission has announced an additional set of actions to help limit the spread of the coronavirus, save lives and strengthen the internal market's resilience.

Tourism Committee Urges EU Actions to Save the Sector

Europe’s Transport and Tourism Committee is calling for immediate action to save the tourism sector and some 22 million jobs that are at risk due to Covid-19.

Study Shows Europeans Wary of US, Want EU to Unite

The majority of Europeans feel “alone and vulnerable” and do not consider the US an ally in their fight against Covid-19, according to a recent study.

EU Calls for Voluntary Use of Virus-tracing Apps to Fight Covid-19

The EU is encouraging the voluntary use of virus-tracing apps so that citizens can be warned of a potential Covid-19 infection when they travel.